After serving in pastoral work for eight and a half years, Jasper Bacon
and his wife Carolyn Bacon sensed a calling to enter into a ministry, which would allow for more outreach to un-churched and un-evangelized people in their hometown of Canton and surrounding counties throughout Central Mississippi.
Rev. Jasper Bacon, founder and executive director of In His Steps Ministries (IHS), is a committed Christian devoted to impacting individuals and their families with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
desire is to foster Christian community development, promote racial reconciliation within the Body of Christ and help create networks between suburban and urban communities.
A native of Canton, MS, he attended Canton High School, Alabama A&M, and Wheaton College, a Chicago area Christian liberal arts college.
He received a B.A. in Christian Education from Wheaton and a Master of Divinity from Wesley Biblical Seminary in Jackson, MS. Rev. Bacon also teaches several adult evening classes at Belhaven College in Jackson, MS.
After being married for twenty-five years, Jasper
and Carolyn work really well together.
Rev. Jasper Bacon, Executive Director, Canton, MS